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5.1 Introduction to DEXPI ToC Previous Next

5.1.2 Motivation for the DEXPI ToC Previous Next

Due to the lack of interoperability between Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) (and other) systems, companies today face high efforts in data exchange while working together to execute projects for planning, construction and operation of process plants. Parties typically exchanging data in such projects are EP/EPCs, owner-operators, and vendors, but also site services and authorities. One of the main reasons for this high effort is the lack of an agreed understanding across the different systems, e.g. by means of a commonly used standard for data exchange within the process industry. To become more efficient during planning, construction and operation of plants, a data exchange model based on the ISO 15926 standard shall be established.

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